He then arranged for the classes to be bused to Golden Valley Lanes during school gym class to bowl.
This youth interest developed into a very successful junior bowling program that filled the 20-lane house every Saturday morning.
Over the next 12 years, Earl built an impressive league base.
Earl visited local businesses, retirement complexes and handicap care providers in order to accomplish this feat.
As a proprietor, as a competitor, as a board member, as an instructor, but mostly as a friend, Earl Fisher has improved the sport of bowling.
Bob's accomplishments extend to all areas of bowling: from teacher to mentor, to promoter of the great sport.
In 1961, Earl moved the team he had developed at The Audi Bowl to The Minneapolis All Star League at East Side Lanes.
Earl bowled in the league, and was nominated to be Secretary of that league for the next seven years.
During his career, Earl built a reputation for being a strong competitor.
In late 1979 Earl returned to Golden Valley Lanes where he remained until he retired in 1985.
On the participant side, Earl began his love for the sport of bowling in 1955 when be joined his church league at the Park Rec.
In his desire to introduce bowling to the local youth, Earl started a Junior Bowling League that grew to fill over half of the 32 lanes each and every Saturday morning.
In 1962, Earl was approached by the owners of Golden Valley Lanes to take over the management of their 20-lane establishment.